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La Ceiba

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1239 Ave Fd Roosevelt, San Juan 00920-2820, Puerto Rico
+1 787-781-0265
06:00 - 22:00
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Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place with flavor of Spanish one and Cuban in their dishes. Very good food any hour. Many plates from breakfast to dinner. Delicious bakery. Quickly attendance. The place has plenty windows to look outside.and has valet parking.

Thank Neyssahpr
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

A classic solution for a good Cuban sandwich or a sit down dinner with a Cuban / Spanish fusion. Good for breakfast also.

Thank kitbenavent
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very good local. The food is superb. Service chaotic. The place clean and ample. With good natural light through big windows facing the Ceiba trees. Though it is pricy. Good for occasional visits if you are concerned about budget.

Thank IvetteFred
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131 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

A place that endure time and social classes! La Ceiba is a bakery/eatery with the best Caldo Gallego, probably in the western hemisphere. Always busy and always the same quality.

Thank rman971
Marietta, GA
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Sandwiches, baked good, hot dishes, and wine. They have it all! Very busy at lunch time today, with no parking available. Must be a favorite of the affluent crowd based on the number of Mercedes Benzes, Land Rovers, and Jaguars in the parking lot. Long line of customers waiting patiently. As a vegetarian the there was not much of a... More 

Thank MiteshP
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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256 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We recently visited La Ceiba for lunch and were very impressed with the quality of the food, portion size, and prices. We had visited the place before for pastries and sandwiches, but this was our first visit for lunch. The service was excellent as well. We will be definitely return!

Thank surf_golf
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I love their sandwich de mayorca and coffee and every time I go to PR I try to make a stop there. I gotta commend this place for the service, specially Ingrid. My 5yr old son was crying because he didn't want to eat his sandwich (he doesn't like yellow cheese) so Ingrid saw him crying and approached him. When... More 

Thank Francisco S
Herndon, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I go to La Ceiba everytime I go to PR. Two days ago, I went to get food to eat at home after a 3.5 flight to Virginia. For some obscure reason, it took half an hour to do a small sandwich, the place was not full. My aunt noticed that the order was ready sitting on the counter. She... More 

Thank dncrntoes
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for some baked treats . Their is the place to go. Prices reasonable and they make meals there also that people seem to enjoy but I haven't tried it yet.

Thank VirgoCHQ
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Family breakfast after soccer game, excellent . Before returning home this is an obligated stop. Variety of sandwiches and Spanish specialties

Thank Fjomari

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1239 Ave Fd Roosevelt, San Juan 00920-2820, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-781-0265

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?